Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy Lunchtime Lecture

When: 
Monday, February 27, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm
Where: 
Newark

"Comparative Perspectives on Same-Sex Marriage: What can we learn from South Africa?" is the title of a talk by Professor Holning S. Lau, Reef C. Ivey, II Distinguished Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and Faculty Director of the LL.M. Program, University of North Carolina School of Law.

National Lawyers Guild Student Week Against Mass Incarceration: Film Screening "Profiled"

When: 
Monday, February 27, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

As part of the National Lawyers Guild Student Week Against Mass Incarceration, the lawyers guild at Rutgers Law School is sponsoring the screening of the documentary "Profiled" starting at 4 p.m. in the Baker Court Room, Room 125 at the Center for Law and Justice in Newark.

The event also includes a panel discussion and dinner. Panelists include:

Association for Public Interest Law (APIL) Auction “Come Stroll the Boardwalk”

When: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:20pm
Where: 
Camden

The Law School’s Association for Public Interest Law (APIL) holds its annual auction to raise funds to provide stipends for students to work in the summer at nonprofit legal organizations and government entities.

The auction, held on the Law School Bridge, will feature Johnson’s popcorn, salt water taffy, sand, surfboards, games, and great items to bid on such as tickets to theater, sports, and music events,  dining, lodging & retail gift certificates, cooking lessons, home services.

Rutgers Law School Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF): 32nd Annual Auction

When: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:30pm
Where: 
Newark

On March 2nd,  the Rutgers Law School Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) in Newark,  will be holding its 32nd Annual Spring Auction, honoring Nicky Fornarotto, former Director of Financial Aid, who retired at the end of last year.

The event features an open bar, dinner, dessert and opportunity to take part in an auction and basket raffle. Tickets are $15 prior to the event and $20 at the door. Tickets go on sale in the lower atrium at the Center for Law and Justice at 123 Washington St. in Newark starting on February 20, 2017.

Donuts with Co-Dean Michael Cahill - LAWR Sec. 3

When: 
Friday, March 3, 2017 -
9:30am to 10:30am

Students in Camden are invited to meet with Co-Dean Michael Cahill for coffee and conversation.  Pre-registration is required.  To register, contact Arlene Lentini at alentini@law.rutgers.edu

Fri., March 3, 9:30 a.m., Donuts with the Dean – LAWR Sec 3

Future meetings with Co-Dean Michael Cahill:

Wed., March 8, 5-6 p.m. Coffee with the Dean (evening law students)

Mon., April 3, 5-6 p.m. Coffee with the Dean (evening law students)

Juvenile Justice Reform in New Jersey

When: 
Monday, March 6, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: 
Newark

The Criminal and Youth Justice Clinic and the Northeast Juvenile Defender Center is sponsoring a panel discussion on Mass Incarceration of Youth in New Jersey.

Immediately after the talk will be a networking reception.

A number of social advocacy organizations are taking part in the event, including representatives from the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, the ACLU-NJ, the Public Defender's Office, the Children's Justice Clinic, Advocates for Children in New Jersey, Lowenstein Sandler LLP, and Rutgers Law professors.

National Lawyers Guild Student Week Against Mass Incarceration: Film Screening "Central Park Five"

When: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: 
Newark

As part of the National Lawyers Guild Student Week Against Mass Incarceration, the lawyers guild at Rutgers Law School is sponsoring the screening of the Ken Burns documentary "Central Park Five" starting at 4 p.m. in the Baker Court Room, Room 125 at the Center for Law and Justice in Newark.

The Central Park Five is a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns that tells the story of the five Black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989.

Coffee with Co-Dean Michael Cahill - Evening Law Students

When: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: 
Camden

Students in Camden are invited to meet with Co-Dean Michael Cahill for coffee and conversation.  Pre-registration is required.  To register, contact Arlene Lentini at alentini@law.rutgers.edu

Wed., March 8, 5-6 p.m. Coffee with the Dean (evening law students)

Future meetings with Co-Dean Michael Cahill:

Mon., April 3, 5-6 p.m. Coffee with the Dean (evening law students)

ALALS: Annual Fiesta Con Sabor

When: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm

 

The Association of Latin American Law Students presents the 20th annual Fiesta Con Sabor an annual alumni celebration and scholarship fundraising event on March 9 from 6 to 10 p.m. 

This year's keynote speaker will be Carlos Bollar '97, an environmental law expert and partner at Archer.

The event will be held at 15 Washington Street in Newark at the Great Hall and the dress code is business casual.

The tickets are $20 for students and $40 for alumni.

Celebrating the Career of Professor Emeritus Paul Tractenberg

When: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm
Where: 
Newark

Rutgers Law School will celebrate the career of Professor Emeritus Paul Tractenberg with a panel discussion and reception on Wednesday, March 22 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the Baker Moot Court Room at the Center for Law and Justice in Newark.

Tractenberg, who retired in May 2016, is a leader in New Jersey public education. He established the Institute on Education Law and Policy and was instrumental in the New Jersey Supreme Court’s landmark Abbott v. Burke ruling.

Protecting Consumers in a New Era

When: 
Friday, March 31, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:30pm
Where: 
Newark

Presented by the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance and the Rutgers Institute for Professional Education, this conference which will feature a panel of academics and professionals who will discuss issues of consumer financial protection including policing banks, debt collections and justice, and mandatory arbitration and justice. Registration and CLE credit information is forthcoming.

Panelists:

5K Run for Justice on April 1, 2017

When: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:00am
Where: 
Camden

5K Run for Justice

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Race start: 9am Registration : 8am

Rutgers University Athletics Center

301 Linden Street        

Camden, NJ

Raising Funds for Social Justice

Many law students dedicate their summers to public interest legal work, advocating for social justice and civil rights.  The Run for Justice raises funds for small stipends for these otherwise unpaid internships.

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